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Kurt Blome

1894 - 1969

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Kurt Blome (31 January 1894 – 10 October 1969) was a high-ranking Nazi scientist before and during World War II. He was the Deputy Reich Health Leader (Reichsgesundheitsführer) and Plenipotentiary for Cancer Research in the Reich Research Council. In his autobiography Arzt im Kampf (A Physician's Struggle), he equated medical and military power in their battle for life and death. Blome was tried at the Doctors' Trial in 1947 on charges of practicing euthanasia and conducting experiments on humans. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kurt Blome has received more than 344,804 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Kurt Blome is the 419th most popular physician, the 3,307th most popular biography from Germany and the 71st most popular German Physician.

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Among physicians, Kurt Blome ranks 419 out of 502Before him are Hiraga Gennai, Charles-Édouard Brown-Séquard, Dorotea Bucca, David Cooper, Friedrich von Esmarch, and Peter C. Doherty. After him are Francis Buchanan-Hamilton, Mehmet Oz, Samuel Gottlieb Gmelin, Ernst Gottlieb von Steudel, Vivien Thomas, and Ernst von Bergmann.

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Among people born in 1894, Kurt Blome ranks 142Before him are Tibor Déry, C. R. Swart, Jean Rostand, Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay, Paul Dessau, and David Butler. After him are Mae Marsh, Edgar Jung, Georges Carpentier, Vicente Rojo Lluch, Berdi Kerbabayev, and Hermann Muhs. Among people deceased in 1969, Kurt Blome ranks 115Before him are Léon Scieur, Mutesa II of Buganda, Serge Poliakoff, Charles Dvorak, Bill Ivy, and Al Taliaferro. After him are Paul Chambers, Leopold von Wiese, George Cœdès, Henri Decoin, Maureen Connolly, and C. N. Annadurai.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Kurt Blome ranks 3,307 out of 6,142Before him are Richard Huelsenbeck (1892), Princess Wilhelmina of Hesse-Kassel (1726), Friedrich Traun (1876), Norbert Walter-Borjans (1952), Martin Ohm (1792), and Gerhard von Kügelgen (1772). After him are Christian Schmidt (1957), Franz Tunder (1614), Adolph Frank (1834), Anna of Hesse (1529), Andreas, Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1943), and John II, Duke of Cleves (1458).

Among PHYSICIANS In Germany

Among physicians born in Germany, Kurt Blome ranks 71Before him are Marcus Elieser Bloch (1723), Christoph Wilhelm Hufeland (1762), Friedrich Daniel von Recklinghausen (1833), Johann Lukas Schönlein (1793), Wilhelm Griesinger (1817), and Friedrich von Esmarch (1823). After him are Samuel Gottlieb Gmelin (1744), Ernst Gottlieb von Steudel (1783), Caspar Peucer (1525), Julius Friedrich Cohnheim (1839), Hans Gerhard Creutzfeldt (1885), and Ludwig Aschoff (1866).